Sterilize jars, rings and lids according to manufacturers specifications.
Wash peppers and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 15 minutes.Drain.
Meanwhile, In a large saucepan, mix together vinegar, water, salt, and sugar.
and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer Stuff peppers into hot sterilized jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Fill jars with hot brine leaving 1/2 inch of headspace. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. For best flavor, leave on shelf for 2 weeks before opening. Refrigerate leftovers.